|Common name: listed here as ‘Yellow-nut sedge moth.’
Hodges #: 2346.
Identification: 3.2 mm, fw with five white crescents along costal
margin, a large crescent at mid-point of inner margin; hw with vein M3
absent. Proboscis lacking scales. Similar tortricids have
roughened vestiture on the meso-tibiae.
Similar species: 2341, 2225.
Distribution: southern Canada and United States east of Great
Plains, also Pacific coast.
Host: Larvae bore in stems and leaf sheaths of Cyperus
esculentus L.– Yellow-nut sedge.
ND, Ransom Co., West A allotment, Sheyenne Natl.
grasslands, calcareous fen, nectaring on Lactuca sp. 26-
VIII- 1999, coll. G. Fauske.